WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. This program provides nutritional education to women (pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding), infants and children to age 5. Through this federally funded program participants receive vouchers to exchange for food items at participating WIC vendors. For more information contact the Northampton County Health Department at 252-534-5841.
Who is eligible?
Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women who meet the required criteria
Infants and children to age 5
NOTE: Eligibility is determined based on income, medical nutrition risk and residence.
- Nutrition & diet counseling
- Food coupons for pregnant or breastfeeding women, infants and children up to 5 years of age
- Breastfeeding support and Breastpump loan services for eligible WIC participants
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement Updated January 2016
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Sheila Person. WIC Director 252-534-5841 (ext) 622
For an appointment, call Catherine Faison 252-534-5841 (ext) 624